CITY OF HOQUIAM
Council Meeting Minutes May 11, 2009
CALL TO ORDER
National Police Week and
Police Officers Memorial
Mayor Durney called the meeting to order at 7:00 p.m.
Councilmember led the flag salute.
In attendance at the meeting were Mayor Durney and
Councilmembers Dickhoff, Grimnes, Grun, Haugen,
Houchens, Hyde, McMillan, Moir, Pellegrini, Streifel,
Winkelman. Absent from the meeting was Councilmember
Staff in attendance were Fire Chief Ray Pumphrey, Police
Chief Jeff Myers, City Attorney Steve Johnson, City
Administrator Brian Shay, City Librarian Mary Thornton,
Finance Director Mike Folkers and Council Secretary Tracy
Councilmember McMillan moved to open the public hearing
on the USDA Loan at 7:05 p.m. The motion was seconded
and passed by voice vote. Mr. Shay provided background
information on the Loan. Hearing no public comment,
Councilmember McMillan moved to close the hearing at 7:06
p.m. The motion was seconded and passed by voice vote.
Mayor Durney read a proclamation honoring Sgt. Steve Wells
for his years of service to our community. Officer Wells is
retiring on May 16, 2009.
Mr. Folkers read a Proclamation declaring the week of May
NATIONAL Police Week and designating May 15
Peace Officers Memorial Day in the City of Hoquiam. Flags
will be flown at half mast on Friday in honor of all peace
Mr. Dave Forbes, 2216 Aberdeen Avenue, spoke concerning
the possible extension of the Hometown Sanitation contract.
He stated that he understands that the Byron Brothers need to
recover their costs but feels it should be factored in to the
remaining 5 year extension. He belie